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this is kpix5 news on kbcw. >> first the stuffing, then the shopping. early birds crowd the stores to scoop up black friday deals, but others just want their holiday back. >> i don't want to be too harsh, just because people do dumb things. >> they survived a horrific attack, now sasha is speaking out. the message to the teenager charged with setting him on fire. >> the violent crime spree that forced a bay area officer to use deadly force. good evening, i'm elizabeth cook. >> i'm allen martin. it's not black friday yet, but you wouldn't know it at the malls. holiday shoppers have been taking advantage of deals all night long. the outlets in liver more and one of the places many will be open around the clock. >> open around the clock and let me tell you, there are
lines that are an hour long just to get into the stores here, allen. and that is just not half the story. the turkey was juicy and later, so were the deals at the livermore premium outlet. >> the boots look cute on you. >> the crowd big enough to make your head spin. lines stretched nearly as far as the day is long. all the way down the corridor here and wraps around the building. and the bags were stuffed as the bird of the day. >> don't want to wait until 10:00. >> shoppers were committed, if not a bit delirious. >> got leggings, leggings, and some, what's it called? mascara. >> tired and high on sugar. >> how much pie have you had? >> i only had two pieces. >> i've had like a full pie.
>> a combo not always conducive to shopping. >> the desert will be when we get home. we couldn't get too full, because we couldn't fit into the pants we were going to try on. >> critics put an antifamily label, but those weren't the labels crowds were concerned with. >> oh no. >> ready to shop, you better bring a snack. >> this is for shopping. >> or end up like this guy and awaken to a stuffed thanksgiving nightmare of a different kind. now, of course you done the all nighter in college, you can do the all nighter shopping. this place is open until 10:00 p.m. tomorrow. live in livermore, allen. >> i would be afraid to fall asleep like that guy, because whoever i'm with will lift my credit card and i'm done. >> or one of our photographers is going to take video of you and put it on the news. >> yeah, exactly. steve is agreeing. andrea, thanks very much. our cameras were there as the
doors opened at the best buy in union city. now the stampedes -- not the stampedes we've seen before, but we wanted to speed it up to show you all the people that came through. if you're wondering, the number one guy in line said he had been there since monday morning, and forget sleeping in, these shoppers were up at 6:00 a.m. for k mart's opening. k mart plans to stay open for 41 hours straight until 11:00 p.m. tomorrow. and on every store has been bustling. old navy has been open since this morning. lots of stuff for sale, but not a lot of customers. that's the case in khol's. sharon. >> take a look, the lines here are long as well from this vantage point, it's hard to believe that just over half the people surveyed say they won't be shopping this four-day holiday. we found many people bicycling, jogging, and walking.
>> yes, i'm walking my meal off now. >> and some who walked away from shopping. >> with really in the end, it's about corporate america going to destroy this holiday. this special time for people just to make money. >> those plans to shop this holiday weekend, a quarter of them say they are shopping on thanksgiving day. according to the national retail federation. only 13% of americans say they prefer the stores open today. joyce thompson feel strongly against thanksgiving day sales. they are visiting from reno. >> you know, because she has to work, she can't come down here and be with my brother, her uncle, and have fun down here. and be with family. >> everything should be closed. it's a time for god. it's a time for family. it's a time for friends. >> on teams.org, nearly 240,000 signatures on almost 70 petitions demanded retailers not open on thanksgiving day. and on facebook, more than 57,000 people pledged not to
shop today. >> serving this day for friends and family. >> there's going to be plenty of shopping between now and christmas. >> some of the nay orstores refuse to open on thanksgiving. they include costco, marshalls, and t.j. max. nordstrom, and ross. >> well, this thanksgiving day shopping is banned in three states. in rhode island, maine, and massachusetts. they have laws going back to the colonial days which say that shopping on thanksgiving and christmas is illegal. live, kpix5. >> we have new video tonight from sacramento. a dump truck crashed into a house. this is at 7:15. an elderly woman was inside that home. fortunately, she was not hurt. no word on who was driving, but the chp is investigating whether alcohol was a factor in that crash. tonight, we're hearing from san jose neighbors who had the dodge crime scene tape on their way home for thanksgiving dinner.
here's why. this morning, police shot and killed a stabbing suspect in this quiet cul-de-sac on kirkland drive. hours later, people living there needed a police escort to go to and from their homes. kpix5 breaks down the three separate crime scenes involving a high speed chase, a carjacking, and several stabbings. >> this spanned two miles and crossed three neighborhoods. sean jose police say an officer shot and killed a drier driver. >> the gun shots took place, you know, bang, bang, bang, real fast. then there was the crash. >> the guy comes, boom. >> the car stopped short of crashing into michael fan's house. his family was getting ready for thanksgiving. next door neighbor who is deaf was doing the same when she witnessed the drama. >> but he drove over to the cop's car and went over to the
cop and the cop started shooting him and he didn't stop. he crashed into the tree. >> the violence began this morning when police say the man stabbed three people on loose avenue. ran across the street to a senior complex on north jackson and stole the van. darren fuller saw the carjacking. >> there's definitely a little bit of tees ling going on, you know, once the vehicle actually, before that, it was arguing more like, what are you doing? >> the crook then led police on a wrong way high speed chase on interstate 680 before he drove into this cul-de-sac. >> now i can take the whole family and have a happy thanksgiving. >> things are back to normal where all of this ended. police have not released the suspect's name. as for those three stabbing victims, they suffered serious, but not life threatening injuries and thankfully the elderly man wasn't injured. live in san jose, kpix5. >> it has been a violent 24
hours in san jose. two strait overnight shootings sent three people to the hospital. they are all expected to survive. no word on whether those shootings are connected. no arrest and no motives. >> speaking out for the first time since being set on fire. talked to kpix5's lynn. he has a lot to be thankful for today. >> it's sasha's second day home after spending three weeks after a hospital. he misses school, friends, and most of all, a sense of normalcy. >> it's nice to be home in my own house. >> especially on thanksgiving. the recovery both mentally and physically will take time. three surgeries, so far, the bandages on his legs make it hard to walk. >> i can't walk as fast and i need to be more careful physically. >> the teen suffered from second and third degree burns after someone lit his skirt on fire aboard a bus.
>> i looked down, and my skirt is on fire and i freak out. >> tell is whew you did it, sir. >> richard thomas admits he did it, home phobic, but his attorney says it was a prank. >> you should know better than to light someone's clothing on fire. i think you should be able to realize that's not just a funny prank. >> sasha is not ready to forgive the 16-year-old, but the case should be in juvenile court. >> i don't want to be too harsh, just because people do dumb things. >> whether or not it was a hate crime, sasha says it was a hateful thing to set someone on fire. he is glad the attack brought awareness about people who don't identify it as male or female. >> i'm going to keep wearing the skirt. that's something i'm not going to give up. it's a big part of who i am. >> he is thankful for the ability to express himself and
so much more. >> i'm really glad that i could be home for thanksgiving. >> sasha won't be riding the bus by himself any time soon. he will return to his high school on monday. in oakland, i'm daw lynn, kpix5. >> despite his view, many people in the community want richard thomas to be tried as an adult. the judge may issue his ruling late next month. a new tool designed to make you feel safer in your neighborhood. >> users with safe running or walking routes. >> the concern that it could become a road map for criminals. >> just what were they running from? the routine traffic stop that turned into a fiery rescue. >> and a it had to viver the sun. what new pictures are reveal ring. >> and a storm off the keys is bringing some rain to southern california.
the effect it will have on your plaque friday as the news continues right here on the cw. ,,,,,,,,,,
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the latest crowd sourcing effort is mapping out surveillance cameras in several bay area neighborhoods. the website is meant to deter crime. kpix's kristen ayers went to find out if it's giving criminals an upper hand. >> carla knows what it's like to stair down the barrel of a criminal gun. >> i got robbed with a revolver. he had a revolver. >> man who robbed her in east oakland was never caught and she wonders if the new mapping website we showed her could have protected her. >> community cam is a free service for drentzs for residents to research security cameras in their area. >> users can pinpoint the location of every security camera they come across. >> we have seen users plot safe running, walking, and biking routes using community cam and we have also seen users
research activities or areas where something has occurred. >> already, they mapped 2,000 cameras in san francisco and the east bay. >> i think it's a good idea. >> they identified about a dozen surveillance cameras along this stretch of international alone. one of them right here. but critics say the site is nothing more than a road map for criminals. >> i don't think it's a good idea. >> he worries that community cam could backfire if criminals use it to target areas with little surveillance. the same concern oakland city council member told a nuke she has and daniels admits it's possible. >> the map could be used for malicious purposes, but we think the positive benefits far outweigh the negative. >> one more potential safety measure in an area that could use it. in oakland, kpix5. >> so far, community cam users have mapped out about 10,000
surveillance cameras nationwide. checking bay area headlines, this is the damage left behind after a high speed chase in santa rosa. police say two men took off after a routine traffic stop. blowing through red lights at speeds up to 100 miles per hour. the car smashed into that light pole and a fence, part of a house before bursting into flames. officers had to pull the driver out of the wreck. no word on what charges men might be facing. >> a coast guard helicopter had to rescue three people after their car plunged off an embankment. the car plunged just after midnight. a fourth person was able to get out and run up the road. speed or alcohol don't appear to be factors. >> volunteers of all ages got together in richmond to make sure the communities homeless had a warm holiday meal. they cooked quite the spread at the bay area rescue mission. all the usual menu items, the turkey, the mashed potatoes,
gravy, and pie. >> i find people are very appreciative. we find out there are people that come, sometimes people are new to the community. sometimes people have been in the community for a long time. our goal is to serve. we are serving the community. >> the bay area rescue mission has been cooking meals and providing shelter for almost 50 years. you thought you had to cook a big feast, the folks needed 500 volunteers to fix at least 5,000 meals for the needy. we found one volunteer who drove from sacramento to help out. both dinner and breakfast were served today. by the way, they need volunteers to serve meals tomorrow. soldiers may be far from home this thanksgiving, but the department of defense sent turkey overseas. there was stuffing, cranberry sauce, and much more. >> one family spending time
with either one is time well served. >> president obama thanked all the men and women in uniform in his weekly address today. and the white house released this picture of the president making calls to service members to personally wish them a happy thanksgiving. >> we had to be grateful for the great weather. >> we're going to be thankful to own a jacket, because we will know that. we have some major changes, surely hope you a happy thanksgiving. let's head outdoors because take a look at this. this is earlier today, sneaker ways pounding on shore. waves up to 8 and 10 feet off the coast locally. i did post some advisers off the coast all the way to monterey bay. but they could be dangerous, all be it beautiful. that advisory allowed to
expire. off side, very calm at this hour. because we don't have a breeze to speak of. temperature wise, dipping into the 40s east of the bay. to the north. santa rosa is at 30 degrees. today's highs all the way up to 70 degrees and santa rosa, san rafael, and throughout the trivalley and in fair field. it was 68 degrees in san jose, which is good four degrees abosser normal and temperatures uniform from 64 to 70. tonight, dipping into the 30s and 40s across the board and again, no breeze to speak of. eke, ears what you can anticipate. tomorrow will become sunny after a partly cloudy start and then we have rain chances, but most belie, we'll be the area of low pressure, can you see it?
rain to the north, rain to the south, there's that low. it's going to continue to slide down towards the southern california coast. currently there's point conception. it's about 350 miles off that coast. bringing the rain chances more like san clamente and to san diego. 60s tomorrow. everywhere under 70 degrees. it will be another spare your day day for your friday. poor air quality. called for a chance to rain tuesday into thursday and cooler temperatures only in the 50s. when we have that number, many of our communities will be in the 40s as daytime highs. >> thank you. >> okay, so much for the spectacular show in the sky this weekend. the comet that was expected to swing by the sun, most likely got gobbled up by it.
astronomers were waiting, but based on satellite impages, the come el fizzled out, what's left of it, that's still open to bait. >> a feast for bay area car bucks. the chance to slide into your dream ride. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
winds couldn't ke it's a thanksgiving day tradition even strong winds couldn't stop balloons from
flying. handlers kept a tight leash on snoopy and flew them lower, which was better for parade watchers. the balloons almost stole the show. >> new yorkers not the only ones braving a morning chill. >> about 25,000 people in downtown san jose started their thanksgiving running or walking for a good cause. the turkey trot is one of the biggest in the nation. over the years, it raised more than $3.5 million for local charities. this is the turkey trot's ninth year in san jose. >> thanksgiving has become a tradition for car buffs. the big ticket items on display weren't for sale. for many, jumping behind the wheel of their dream ride was enough even if it was that sponge bob man. the auto show opened with hundreds of new vehicles from 38 manufactures. a couple have price tags of $500,000 plus. i'm looking for new and exciting stuff to see.
look at the maserati. the auto show runs through monday night. >> jason kidd won't be stopping at the soda machine any time soon. the raiders were all smiles early. will they be able to get this big win? the minute is next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
winning season since 2002... unfortun ll the raiders are not finished with a winning season since 2002. unfortunately, that streak will continue for at least another year. wayne, start the clock. matt and the raider h's plenty to cheer about. rashad jennings scores his second touchdown to give oakland a 21-7 lead, but dallas
would score right before the half and take control in the second half. murray scores three touchdowns. the cowboys win 31-24, the cowboys are now 4-8. the packers remain winless. matt flynn with sacks seven times. detroit blows out green bay 40- 10 to snap a losing streak. the annual turkey game for the city championship lincoln could not stop the quick strike offense. kyle nelson to dontel jackson for the 80-yard touchdown. the lions win 34-30 for the first city title since 2009. and jaw son kidd still has a few things to learn as a head coach. he was fined $50,000 for spilling a soda so the nets could get an extra timeout while they clean the floor. you can see taylor say, hit me.
>> okay. somebody is watching. >> yet, they still lost. >> see you at 11:00. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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